A bill before City Council “would allow food establishments to get a dumpster for recycling and composting of food waste,” explains Phil Bresee, recycling director for the Streets Department.
Philadelphia’s recycling program not only helps to keep the city and environment clean, it allows residents to earn rewards when they recycle.
Cherry Hill’s ongoing recycling efforts have earned the town an accolade from the state of New Jersey, along with a nice sized check.
The program will begin on Monday, January 5th and run through Saturday, January 17th.
Calling the hearing was 8th District Councilwoman Cindy Bass, a composting proponent. She says,
“Food waste doesn’t belong in the trash. It belongs in the compost bin.”
Streets commissioner David Perri says 2013 was a record-setting year for our city, which was among the first to institute a recycling program.
‘Tis the season….to be raking leaves. And in Philadelphia, the Streets Department has brought back curbside, mechanical leaf collection in certain neighborhoods.
From Monday, Nov. 10 through Friday, Dec. 19, the Streets Department will be offering leaf recycling to help residents dispose of foliage, but officials say there are some changes to note.
Discover ways to reuse plastic items around your home that may also save you money and teach your children how to be resourceful.
Tuesday trash and recycling collections have been suspended.
Camden County officials are letting residents know that “e-waste” can no longer be put out curbside for pickup on trash collection day.
In a poor South American community, children who play instruments made from trash in the local landfill are playing in international concerts, instead of in the streets.
It’s where you take your old Christmas tree and reduce it to woodchips for use in local parks
Elementary school students visiting a farm near Washington, DC saw greater value in the lessons they’d learned in the classroom.
Philadelphia residents can start dropping off their Christmas trees for recycling on Monday, January 6th.